Test your knowledge: 3-question quiz on social justice and smoking
Tobacco use is more than a public health issue—it’s a social justice issue. Why? Industry profiling results in tobacco disproportionately affecting African-Americans, low-income communities, LGBTQ individuals and those with mental illness.
Test your knowledge—and then spread the word—about the disproportionate effects of tobacco with our three-question quiz on tobacco as a social justice issue:
(1) Menthol cigarettes have been targeted heavily toward African-Americans. More than ___ percent of African-American smokers 12 years and older smoke menthol cigarettes. (A) 60 (B) 88 (C) 35
(2) LGBTQ young adults are nearly ___ times as likely to smoke as their straight peers. (A) two (B) seven (C) four
(3) People living below the poverty level in the U.S. are nearly ___ as likely to smoke, compared to those at or above the poverty level. (A) eight times (B) five times (C) twice
For more information on the disproportionate effect tobacco has on certain communities, read more about our #STOPPROFILING campaign.